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Some interesting pictures...





I have found some interesting pictures...I have a copy of the scans from after my surgery. The first picture will be of a healthy cerebellum; the second will be a picture of my cerebellum. The areas that are white show areas that have been removed. The third picture will be of a healthy brain stem; the fourth will be my brain stem. The larger and smaller white spots are areas that show the stroke in the stem. As I have said before, the neuro-surgeon told my family that, normally, when the brain swells to the point that the brain stem is compressed resulting in ONE brain stem stroke, you normally do not recover; however, when there are TWO strokes, and the bigger one is quite large, there was no hope given for any significant recovery.


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  1. hope you're doing great and good recovery after this surgery...

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  2. I did not believe it, at first ...

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  3. You have an amazing story here...and I stumbled upon your blog by clicking "next blog" at the top of my own blog this morning. When I saw the scan of the brain, I stopped to read. My husband was an associate pastor of a church in Florida when he began having seizures. After 5 long years and all our $ exhausted, we found a surgeon who could help him. So you can see how I was intrigued to read more of your posts! God bless...and I know He already has!

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  4. Deb...it is interesting how the Lord works. I will be praying for you and your husband. Did they ever find out exactly what was causing the seizures?

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